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Brooklyn College History Department Hosts John Hope Franklin Memorial Day

SenGupta reads a letter from Franklin's son, John Whittington Franklin, before introducing the panel (from left to right: SenGupta, Lewis, Giddings, and Phillips-Boehm). PHOTO/ Radhika Viswanathan

By Radhika Viswanathan Published: March 1st, 2017 On the last day of Black History Month, the Woody Tanger Hall was transformed from an auditorium into a wellspring of conversation regarding civil rights, history, and oppression. The room was packed with students and faculty—standing room only—who came together in honor of …

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Faculty Discuss “Surveillance and First Amendment” and BC Student Rights

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Bayoumi spoke to students about surveillance on campus and students’ rights. PHOTO/ Facebook.com By Kurtis Rattay Published: March 1st, 2017 Undercover operatives have no place at Brooklyn College and each of us has a responsibility to do something, said Sandra Kingan, who helped organize the “Surveillance and the First Amendment” lecture …

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BC President Michelle Anderson Issues Response to David Horowitz Freedom Center

Brooklyn College President Michelle Anderson stressed the college's racial, religious, and ethnic diversity in her email to students. PHOTO/ www.forbes.com

By Jericho Tran Published: November 9th, 2016 On Tuesday November 1, Brooklyn College President Michelle Anderson sent an email to students in response to the David Horowitz Freedom Center in Sherman Oaks California publishing a catalogue for the ‘Top Ten Schools Who Support Terrorists’. “This list is an example of …

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